Tag Archives: fashion

6th Dec 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Fashion & Sustainability: Why What You Wear Matters
Join us for a candid conversation on why what we wear matters in the fight for #environmentaljustice in this exclusive Q&A on #fashion & #sustainabilitywith leaders in the industry. We are excited to feature Co-Founder of Mother Erth, a revolutionary company that empowers artisan mothers and reduces plastic pollution, Daniel Scott, Fashion Index Founder Andrea Kelley Kennedy Andrews and Climate Reality & Organizing for Action’s Malia Renée Brown. Find […]
by Luke McGinty
27th Apr 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Eco Fashion Expo
It is estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that the U.S. disposes approximately 12.8 million tons of textiles annually. This number has increased largely due to the rise of ‘fast fashion’, in which clothing is essentially so inexpensive that it is practically seen as disposable to the typical consumer. Although many retail companies and […]
by Truly Johnson
3rd Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Future City Lab: Art, Culture, Fashion
How does the city inspire designers and innovators? How do new technologies, inspirations, and ideas blend together? Consider art, fashion, and culture in ways you have never seen them before and bring these refreshed ideas into your own classrooms and practices. Spend the morning with Harlem-based fashion designer and innovator, EPPERSON, and hear how NYC inspires […]
by janett
9th-10th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
The Drop Shop
By definition, the word “renew” is the act of restoring to existence once again. Renewear is a company that uses a brand as a point of educating the local community on the production methods the fashion world relies on today. The cultural market in which we live fails to publicize the practices around the supply […]
by Truly Johnson
17th-18th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
esa (evolving sustainable apparel) is a lady gang rooted in the mutual desire to learn about our place in the fashion industry as well as the natural world, ultimately, synthesizing these two seemingly unrelated realms.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
16th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Living Threads Photo Exhibit & Discussion: Oaxaca’s Traditional Dress and the People Who Wear It
Join photographer, researcher and storyteller, Eric Mindling, as he provides us with a glimpse into his historical documentary project, Living Threads: Oaxaca’s Traditional Dress and the People Who Wear It that looks at the grand diversity of styles of traditional dress and the people who wear them in Oaxaca, Mexico. From sweeping portraiture, insights into a changing world and the sharing of his personal motives to undertake this two year project, Mindling opens our eyes to a wondrous land and people.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
13th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
EcoSessions : Innovations in Textiles
If your business is fashion, join EcoSessions for a fascinating talk to discover how to make textiles more sustainable. You'll hear from speakers who are on the cutting edge of new science and technology in textiles, and you'll have opportunities to network, too!
by Alex Reice
26th May 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
The Conscious Beauty + Fashion Conversation
Join us May 26th from 7pm - 9pm for The #ConsciousBeauty + Fashion Conversation with experts in support of transperancy in the cosmetic, fashion and entertainment industries.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
13th May 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Clothing Swap & Cocktails in Williamsburg
Do a little spring cleaning and update your style at the same time: take your gently used clothing to Ethical Writers' Coalition's Spring Swap, and pick up other fashionistas' pieces. All the unclaimed items at the end of the day will be donated to charity for women in need of interview-appropriate clothing. To make your swapping even more fun, there will be organic cocktails and goody bags.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
28th Apr 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Fashion Revolution Day: True Cost Film Screening & Clothing Swap!
This year, join the BF+DA on April 28th, for a film screening of Andrew Morgan’s The True Cost movie followed by a clothing swap !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
22nd Apr 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth Day Fair
On Friday, April 22 from 1 to 4 pm in the Maxwell Hall Student Center, the members of LIM’s Corporate Social Responsibility Club will host an afternoon of social awareness and change.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
10th Apr 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
BF+DA Sustainability+Technology Book Fair
Come and meet 12+ authors who have published books focused on ethical design, sustainability, technology, design and fashion !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
22nd Mar 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
BSC Event: Future of Sustainable Fashion
Join Be Social Change on March, March 22nd for a panel discussion and pop-up shop to discover and explore the Future of Sustainable Fashion - How Socially-Conscious Companies & Consumers Are Creating Impact.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
22nd Feb 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
A Fireside Chat with Neil Blumenthal, Co-founder of Warby Parker
Come meet Neil Blumenthal, co-founder of Warby Parker, known for their designer eyewear, while leading the way for socially conscious businesses and named most innovative company in the world.
by Lilas Randrianarivony
12th Feb 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Eco-fashion and Sustainable Living
Come by the Earth Institute for your head-to-toe guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-Toxic Beauty, just in time for New York Fashion Week !
by Lilas Randrianarivony
Aug 29, 2015
The future of fashion walks the new High Bridge
A glimpse of the High Bridge suggests it was fated to become a fashion runway one day.
by Kuntian Yu
10th Feb 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Fast Fashion: Disposable Society and the Soul
The Earth Institute presents Fast Fashion: Disposable Society and the Soul, with author and journalist, Elizabeth L. Cline. The hastening speed and obsolescence of modern consumer goods--expressed in its most extreme form within fast fashion--has fundamentally reshaped society, culture, economics, and ultimately our sense of selves.
by Chiara Zaccheo
7th Feb 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Choices: How Everyday Decisions Can Make a Lasting Impact Day 2
Interested in sustainable business strategies in New York City? Join the Sustainable Cities Club of The New School and business leaders of Wyndham hotels, Jones Lang Lasalle, Telepan restaurant and Heplsy fashion to discuss where New York City stands as a sustainable city, what opportunities exist to fill a market demand and how we form municipal policies to increase the City’s sustainability and resiliency.
by Chiara Zaccheo